Lincoln University

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School Information

Phone Number: (573) 681-5000
Website: https://www.lincolnu.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
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Address: 820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,436
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 14%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,625 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,910
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,898
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,292

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Lincoln University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lincoln University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 2126
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 21
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 22
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 253813

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lincoln University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,910
Out-of-state $14,898
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,526
Out-of-state $14,778

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 387 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 374 94% $7,292
Student loan aid 345 87% $5,674

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,461 61% $7,870
Federal student loans 1,539 65% $5,313

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lincoln University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lincoln University students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lincoln University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,436
Undergraduate enrollment 2,323
Graduate enrollment 113

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lincoln University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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